About Me

Christine H. Tran writes about Internet culture, digital work & the political economy of play.

They are PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information. Her current project explores platform economics of gender & domestic work by video game live-streamers in Canada.

Christine is a Junior Fellow at Massey College and Research Assistant on the SSHRC-funded project, Cultural Workers Organize.  She is an alumnus of the University of Toronto Scarborough (HBA, 2016) and holds a SSHRC-funded Master of Arts from York University (MA English, 2017).

In addition to scholarship, Christine routinely translates her research into journalistic writing, poetry, and live-streamed performance art. She is a former editorial assistant at Brick: A Literary Journal whose literary & arts criticism has been published in cultural magazines such as Intermission, untethered, and alt.theatre. 

Please see her full CV here.

For queries, please reach Christine at christine.tran@mail.utoronto.ca